T.J. Hooker

Season 4 Episode 7

Model for Murder

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Aired Saturday 8:00 PM Nov 24, 1984 on ABC
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Model for Murder
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Investigating the killing of a fashion model, who had also been working as a high-class prostitute, Stacy's contact, another model, is too found murdered in similar circumstances. Stacy befriends the murdered girl's roommate, and goes undercover as a model at the company that the girls belonged to, to try and root out the killer, who is using sale of the girls to ensure a large order of costumes. But Stacy's handling of the case causes some friction between Corrigan and herself...moreless

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  • Stacey goes undercover to find out who killed a model friend of hers at a modeling agency.

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    Stacey and Corrigan go to a club. Stacey goes to talk to her friend Jennifer about a recent murder of a man named Ginelli. A man signals her to leave. She says she will come back later and tell Stacey the information she wants to know. She is killed by a man named Andre Bender. He feels he can't trust her to keep her mouth shut. Hooker and Romano respond to the dead body found call. They find that she was killed with a gun that had been in several killings. Corrigan & Stacey track down the gun and Hooker & Romano go to see Andre at the modeling agency. He acts shocked about the murder. Hooker & Romano talks with her model roommate names Nicole Gardner. Hooker pushes her about prostitution information. She says it was a one time bust. Hooker believes she will talk with another model. Stacey goes undercover to meet her. she meets two models at a restaurant and they take her in. The gun used was connected to a man named Bowman. Hooker and Romano track him down and arrest him after he flees. Back at the model studio, Andre hires Stacey and then talks to one of the customers named Peter that has sex with the models. He tells him about Stacey. Bowman tells Hooker that he sold Ziggy Polanski the gun. Stacey walks the runway for the show and gives the man a look. Hooker finds Ziggy and he tells him Ernie Hanks now has the gun. Hooker and Romano race to his apartment and find him running from Stacey and Nicole. Hooker ends up shooting him as he falls off the roof. The next day Stacey does more modeling on the runway. Corrigan and Romano are there as backup. Andre sends her out with Peter to have sex with him. Andre finds out Corrigan is a cop and he heads over to tell Peter. hooker finds out where Peter lives and heads over there. Stacey thinks Peter killed Nicole, but he explains and she knows it's Andre. Andre walks in with a gun. Hooker then shows up and Andre takes off. Hooker catches him and knocks him into the pool. The next day Stacey convinces her model contact to stop the on the side sex she was considering. Excellent episode with Clive Revill as the baddie here. Heather also did a fine job as usual undercover.moreless
William Shatner

William Shatner

Sgt. Thomas Jefferson "T.J." Hooker

Adrian Zmed

Adrian Zmed

Officer Vince Romano

Heather Locklear

Heather Locklear

Officer Stacy Sheridan

James Darren

James Darren

Officer Jim Corrigan

Clive Revill

Clive Revill

Andre Bender

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Deborah Mullowney

Deborah Mullowney

Nicole Gardner

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Ben Piazza

Ben Piazza

Peter Weston

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    • When Corrigan and Romano rush off in the car to save Stacy Romano is in the passenger seat, but when they get out of the car at the hotel Romano gets out of the driver's side.

    • After Nicole is shot and Hooker is chasing the criminal on the stairwell, he fires. As Hooker ducks, a flash of sparks and a black powder stain can be seen on the wall, but no bullet hole.

    • When Hooker and Romano get the call on the radio about the dead girl, it is at night and dark, but on the panning shot across the harbor, there is quite clearly faint light in the sky.

    • As Hooker and Romano pull up outside Polanski's house, it is stock footage of the model patrol car used in the first and second season; Yet as the shot changes to them getting out, the car suddenly changes to the later model used.

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